Family & Consumer Sciences
Serving Safe Food
You can improve your food safety and sanitation skills through a nationally recognized food safety sanitation course. The class is 12 hours + exam by a Certified ServSafe Trainer of UGA Family and Consumer Sciences, Suzanne Williams.
This course meets the new GA Food Code requirements and is certified through the National Restaurant Association and includes the course book, supplies, educational materials, exam, instruction, and refreshments. Successful completion of the exam provides certification.
The class fee of $140.00 includes course book, supplies, educational materials, exam, instructions, and refreshments. Lunch is on your own.
So Easy to Preserve
The links below are a small example of what this wonderful book provides...
Improving Control with Carb Counting
Revitalize Your Recipes
Eating Out with Diabetes
Cooking with Diabetes
Meal Planning & Shopping with Diabetes
Dealing with the Holidays
Diabetic Foot & Skin Care
Fighting Diabetic Complications
Getting Active with Diabetes
Exercising with Diabetes
Other Items of Interest
Guide for New Parents
Information for Families
Information for Your Home
You've Got the Power - Living Will and Power of Attorney
Mailing Food (Tips for sending goodie boxes to our troops overseas)
New Rules for Baby Cribs
Jan 10, 2018 - Jan 11, 2018 ServSafe Manager Certification Training and Exam UGA Rockdale County Extension provides the Nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for food service managers from the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF). Upon successful completion of the ServSafe® examination, the ServSafe® Food Protection Manager certificate will be issued by the NRAEF. The training is from 8:45am-3:30pm, both days. $140.00 Conyers, GA - (141.0 Miles)
Jan 18, 2018 Building Baby's Brains (Session 1) Childcare Professionals Training Interactions with adults are experiences. Experiences are necessary for brain growth. Childcare professionals will learn more about their role in brain development for babies and young children during four 2-hour interactive sessions. This training is provided by a Bright from the Start Approved Entity. Watkinsville, GA - (159.0 Miles)
Jan 30, 2018 Egg Candling Certification Class This class teaches proper egg candling procedures in line with Georgia Department of Agriculture (GDA) standards giving individuals the information necessary to obtain an egg candling certificate or license. Mr. Ben Pitts, Agriculture Compliance Specialist, Consumer Protection Field Forces with GDA will be teaching the class. Participants that successfully complete the class will receive an egg candling certificate from GDA. Anyone selling eggs to individuals or at a farmers market must hold an Egg Candling Certificate. Additionally, anyone aiming to sell eggs to a grocery store, bakery or restaurant must have their candling facilities licensed by the GDA's Consumer Protections Division. The license can be obtained by successfully taking and passing a written examination and candling examination, according to information provided by the GDA. Hamilton, GA - (93.0 Miles)
Your Household Water Quality: Odors in Your Water (C 1016) Homeowners sometimes experience unpleasant odors in their household water. In many cases, the exact cause of the odor is difficult to determine by water testing; however, this publication provides a few general recommendations for treating some common causes of household water odors.
Water Quality and Common Treatments for Private Drinking Water Systems (B 939) An abundant supply of clean, safe drinking water is essential for human and animal health. Water from municipal or public water systems is treated and monitored to ensure that it is safe for human consumption. Many Georgia residents, especially in rural areas, rely on private water systems for human and livestock consumption. Most private water systems are supplied by wells. Water from wells in Georgia is generally safe for consumption without treatment. Some waters, however, may contain disease-causing organisms that make them unsafe to drink. Well waters may also contain large amounts of minerals, making them too “hard” for uses such as laundering, bathing or cooking. Some contaminants may cause human health hazards and others can stain clothing and fixtures, cause objectionable tastes and odors, or corrode pipes and other system components.
Disinfecting Your Well Water: Shock Chlorination (C 858-4) Shock chlorination is the process by which home water systems such as wells, springs, and cisterns are disinfected using household liquid bleach (or chlorine). Shock chlorination is the most widely recommended means of treating bacterial contamination in home water systems. This publication contains guidelines for safely and effectively using shock chlorination -- a standard treatment for sanitizing your well system.